Xgl/Xegl future?

Nicola Squartini tensor5 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 05:37:21 PDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-08-20 at 19:46 -0400, Michel Dänzer wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 11:55 +0200, Christian Parpart wrote:
> > 
> > Will it be possible to do such amazing things w/o hardware-OpenGL-based 
> > X server?
> Yes. The major toolkits seem to be moving to GL backends, and there are
> proofs of concept of GL based compositing managers. I'm wondering what
> effect these trends will have on the usefulness of Xgl, has anybody else
> considered that?

It's better to have GL backend at the lower possible level, which is X
server level, so that every X11 application will take advantage of it.
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